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Aposticha, Vespers on the evening of the Sunday of the Last Judgement: Through greed we underwent the first stripping . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
Through greed we underwent the first stripping, overcome by the bitter tasting of the fruit, and we became exiles from God. But let us turn back to repentance and, fasting from the food that gives us pleasure, let us cleanse our senses on which the enemy makes war. Let us strengthen our hearts with the …